News: Reads from WWW
Thursday, 6 Mar 2014
According to TechCrunch, Intel has bought Basis for US$100 million. The alleged target of acquisition is a San Francisco-based startup that makes wearable health trackers.
Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014
AMD has announced the availability of AMD Catalyst 14.2 Beta for Windows OS, as launch drivers for Thief. The new drivers promise graphical effects exclusive to the said game title, as well as improvements that include better support for the Mantle API, and multi-GPU frame pacing for Battlefield 3 and 4 titles.
More information about Cortana, the digital personal assistant in Windows Phone 8.1, continues to surface. After some screenshots, we now have a video that shows the initial setup process.
Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014
Popular crowd-funding platform Kickstarter has just announced that it has raised over US$1 billion in pledges from over 5.7 million people.
Monday, 3 Mar 2014
According to reports, Apple's iOS in the Car could debut next week at the Geneva Motor Show in new cars from Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and more.
AMD announced their FirePro R5000 remote graphics card has been certified to support a number of professional graphics applications. It delivers the benefits of GCN-based graphics processing over Teracidi’s proprietary PC-over-IP (PCoIP) technology, on a remote server/thin client setup.
Friday, 28 Feb 2014
Tesla Motors has just announced plans to raise a whopping US$1.6 billion to finance their plans for a giant battery factory that would make it one of the largest producers of lithium ion batteries.
Thursday, 27 Feb 2014
Thermaltake has just announced its new Toughpower 80 Plus Gold series power supply units. They are available in three different wattages; 550-, 650- and 750W.
AMD and BlueStacks have announced the new “Android on Windows” software that is optimized for Windows devices, powered by select AMD APUs. This new software solution is slated for launch later this year, with a suggested retail price of US$39.95.
Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014
According to leaked Intel roadmaps, the company’s NUCs (Next Unit of Computing) will be refreshed with Broadwell processors, as early as the fourth quarter of this year.